Chocolate Oreo Cake

What is Chocolate Oreo Cake?

Three layers of moist chocolate cake are filled and frosted with chocolaty, Oreo-packed buttercream, plus more Oreos are layered between the cake layers. It’s an Oreo lover’s dream.

Simple Ingredients

You'll need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe, so round them up and let's get started!

Make the Cake Batter

Start by whisking together the dry ingredients.

Add the Eggs

Add eggs, milk, and vegetable oil and mix to combine.

Add the Vanilla

Add vanilla to boiling water and mix into the batter.


Divide batter between three cake pans and bake for 30 minutes. Then allow to cool completely.

Make the Frosting

Mix together the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, Oreo crumbs, and heavy cream. Set aside 3 1/2 cups and add chopped Oreos to the rest.

Assemble the Cake

Spread half of the icing with chopped Oreos on top of the first cake layer. Repeat with the second cake layer and top with the last cake layer.

Frost the Cake

Frost the outside of the cake with the remaining frosting.

Make the Ganache

Boil heavy whipping cream, pour it over chocolate chips, and whisk until smooth. Then drizzle it around cake edge and spread over top.

Finish the Cake

Pipe the remainder of the frosting around the top edge of the cake. Add Oreos between swirls.


Serve this Oreo cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a glass of milk, and dig in.

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